Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 73

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such effect as to earn him the name of Parapet Joe. The grouping of his shots are so
peculiar and rhythmical that the boys say that he can play any of our marches on it.

12th In billets again after a week in the trenches. Relieved by the 34th Batt.
Went to see our boy's graves at Cite Bonjean cemetry Armentieres. Batt'n Pioneers
making crosses & frames.
Dogs are used here in many ways even to such an extent as to appear to us cruel.
They are tied up under handcarts and the man

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